Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Dutch steam merchant

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This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Dutch steam merchant Fauna.

Aboard Fauna when hit on 18 May 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Aarnouts, Johannes Franciscus, Merchant Navy22Assistant EngineerFauna
Baardwijk, Gerardus Cornelis van, Merchant Navy45TrimmerFauna +
Beltman, Theodorus Jean Daniel, Merchant Navy55StewardFauna
Bierling, Tonnis, Merchant Navy42GunnerFauna
Burki, Damianus F., Merchant Navy26StewardFauna
Dickenson, Othniel, Merchant Navy46SailorFauna
Dijk-Blok, Herman van, Merchant Navy55Chief OfficerFauna
Eve, Ben, Merchant Navy49SailorFauna
Francisca, Marcelli Alexander, Merchant Navy38FiremanFauna
Graaf, Simon de, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanFauna
Heyer, Jacob den, Merchant Navy45MasterFauna
Jong, Maarten de, Merchant Navy45Able SeamanFauna
Kervezee, Wilhelm Johann, Merchant Navy29GunnerFauna +
Noordveld, Jan, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerFauna
Noort, Willem van, Merchant Navy43FiremanFauna
Plugge, Nicolaas, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanFauna
Pronk, Klaar, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanFauna
Rab, Jan, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerFauna
Sannay, Samuel, Merchant Navy24FiremanFauna
Smeth, Matthijs de, Merchant Navy56Chief Engineer OfficerFauna
Spaans, Pieter, Merchant Navy53Able SeamanFauna
Stroomberg, Johannes, Merchant Navy46OilerFauna
Swart, Marinus Theodorus, Merchant Navy31Second OfficerFauna
Tuit, Wouter, Merchant Navy57Boatswain (Bosun)Fauna
Vreugdenhill, Jan, Merchant Navy36CookFauna
Vries, Johan de, Merchant Navy37Second Engineer OfficerFauna
Vugt, Hendrikus Theodorus van, Merchant Navy36TrimmerFauna
Werken, Johannes Christiaan van de, Merchant Navy50OilerFauna
White, John, Merchant Navy42ServantFauna

29 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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